Grounds Maintenance Operative
Reading, GB
3d ago

Job Description

Job objectives and responsibilities

  • Reporting to the Contracts Manager, you will carry out Grounds Maintenance duties to a high standard, delivering the Exceptional every day.
  • To undertake all duties in accordance with our work schedule and ensure all areas are left clean and tidy after work is completed, complying with Health & Safety procedures.
  • To ensure all requests and enquires from the customer for grounds maintenance are processed quickly and efficiently.
  • To operate all vehicles, machinery and equipment in accordance with Health & Safety procedures.
  • You will be required to undertake training as and when required.
  • Main duties

  • Your main duties will include Grass cutting, hedge cutting, border maintenance, gritting, leaf clearance, litter picking, and clearance as required.
  • You will be required to ensure that all sites and external areas are maintained to an exceptional and reputable standard.
  • General ground maintenance duties using hand tools and powered horticultural machinery
  • Additional duties dependant on client site
  • Extra duties may be available during the winter season (gritting, snow clearance and Christmas tree installation)
  • Driving company vehicles, ensuring they are kept in full tact and any maintenance issues are reported in a prompt manner.
  • Person Specification

  • Passion for Horticulture / Gardening
  • Great communication skills and customer service Excel Challenge Inspire
  • At service delivery, we must be the best at everything
  • We always ask ourselves, why do I do it this way? How can I do this better? What else can I do?
  • Have fun and be passionate about what you do.
  • UK Driving license · Gritting and Grounds experience (not essential but preferred) · PA1 & PA6 spraying license (desirable)
  • Have a basic understanding of mobile phone technology to ensure that work activity is properly recorded.
  • Additional Information

    Health and Safety responsibilities

  • Follow Group and company policies and procedures at all times;
  • Report any apparent deficiencies in systems of work or equipment provided that may result in failure of service delivery or risk to health and safety or the environment;
  • Use all work equipment and personal PPE properly and in accordance with training received;
  • Report any issues or training needs to your Line manager and / or via your divisional incident reporting system
  • Information Security

  • Ensure compliance with Mitie's information security procedures in all activities;
  • Proactively identify and report security risks to your manager;
  • Report actual and suspected security incidents;
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